Polish currency:
l PLN = 100 groszys
l € = 4.3 PLN
1 CHF = 3.8 PLN
1 GBP = 4.8 PLN
1 USD = 3.7 PLN
1 AUD = 2.9 PLN

Coins:
1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 groszy
1, 2, 5 PLN

Banknotes:
10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 PLN
Foreign currency exchange options include banks and exchanging offices (open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) and a network of cash machines available 24/7. A majority of shops, restaurants, and hotels accept credit card payments (Visa, MasterCard, American Express).

Medical care:
Holders of the European Health Insurance Card are provided with free medical care. All the other participants will be provided with paid medical services covered by their own insurance.

Staple food:
Bread…………………………………………………………………………………………..2 PLN (0.5€)
Bread roll……………………………………………………………………………………..0.4 – 0.6 PLN (0.1 – 0.15€)
Ham (1kg)…………………………………………………………………………………….25 PLN (5.8€)
Polish sausage (1kg)……………………………………………………………………..15 PLN (3,5€)
Butter (0.2kg)………………………………………………………………………………..6 PLN (1.4€)
Milk (1l)………………………………………………………………………………………..3 PLN (0.7€)
Cheese (1kg)………………………………………………………………………………..20 PLN (4.7€)
Jacobs coffee (100g)……………………………………………………………………..10 PLN (2,4€)
Cup of coffee (cafe)……………………………………………………………………….4-15 PLN (1-3.5€)
Coca Cola (2l)……………………………………………………………………………….5 PLN (1.2€)
Mineral water (1.5l)………………………………………………………………………..1 – 2 PLN (0.2 – 0.4€)
Beer (0.5l)…………………………………………………………………………………….3 PLN (0.7€)
Chocolate (100g)…………………………………………………………………………..2 – 4 PLN (0.5 -1€)
Bananas (1kg) ……………………………………………………………………………..3 – 4 PLN (0.7 – 1€)
Oranges (1kg)………………………………………………………………………………6 PLN (1.4€)
Big Mac……………………………………………………………………………………….10 PLN (2.4€)
Big Mac (with fries and coca cola) …………………………………………………..16 PLN (3.76€)

 

Other prices:
Diesel fuel…………………………………………………………………………….4.3 PLN (1.1€)
Petrol (95Pb) ………………………………………………………………………..4.5 PLN (1.6€)
Train ticket (Toruń-Warszawa)………………………………………………..35 – 90 PLN (8.2 – 21.10€)
Taxi Old Town (city centre) – sports arena ……………………………….9 PLN (2.1€)
Bus/tram ticket ……………………………………………………………………..2.8 PLN (0.7€)
Room (1 night, 1 person)………………………………………………………..25 – 1650 PLN (6 – 387€)

Emergency numbers:
112 – emergency
997 – Police
998 – Fire Service
999 – Ambulance Service

Visa
Ever since Poland joined the Schengen zone the residents of non-EU and non-EEA states who want to visit Poland or other member states of the Schengen zone need to apply for a Schengen visa. Schengen visas issued by Polish embassies and consulates are valid both for Poland and all the other member states of the Schengen zone. The visas may be issued for either single or multiple entry. The current list of member states along with visa regulations is available on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: www.msz.gov.pl